Rosalía and Arca have been tapped to host a new radio show for Rockstar Games Grand Theft Auto Online.
Video game developer and publisher Rockstar Games shared the news via a statement on its website on Monday, December 13, confirming that the duo’s MOTOMAMI Los Santos radio station – which shares a name with Rosalía’s upcoming “Motomami” album – will arrive in the game starting from tomorrow (December 15).
According to Rockstar Games, the radio station will play a wide range of genres, ranging from “artists such as Caroline Polachek to Daddy Yankee, Mr. Fingers and Aventura.” MOTOMAMI Los Santos will also be filming Rosalía’s “La Fama” with The Weeknd as well as tracks from Arca.
A new song by Bad Gyal and Keinemusik from The Music Locker is also set to premiere exclusively through MOTOMAMI Los Santos.
Elsewhere in the Rockstar Games update, the studio announced that pre-existing games GTA online the radio stations – Radio Los Santos and West Coast Classics – will be revamped.
Radio Los Santos’ Big Boy can be expected to release new tracks from Pusha T, Kenny Beats, Rich the Kid and Offset, alongside music from Saweetie, Future, Tyler, The Creator, Kodak Black and others. ‘others. Mike Dean and ScHoolboy Q are also set to make special cameos on the station.
On West Coast Classics, DJ Pooh pays tribute to Dr. Dre’s illustrious career with “Dre Day” – a cover featuring classic Dr. Dre cuts, with calls from some of Dre’s friends and collaborators.
Last week, Rockstar Games announced a new expansion for GTA online title The contract. The expansion will feature Dr. Dre and Anderson .Paak as non-player characters.
In The contract, Dre’s phone containing unreleased music is stolen, and players will have to help him recover it. Dre and Paak also contributed to the soundtrack for the expansion pack, which launches on December 15.
Earlier this year, Snoop Dogg revealed that Dr Dre was in the studio, working on new music for Grand Theft Auto.
“He makes great fucking music. And part of his music is related to the GTA game coming out. So I think that’s going to be the way his music comes out, through the GTA video game,” Snoop said.
GTA online is currently available on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S.